Barbara J. Baird, Attorney – Central Indiana

Barbara J. Baird, Attorney 445 N Pennsylvania St #401, Indianapolis, IN 46204 (317) 248-5120 Website: http://www.lgbtindylaw.com/ Call For a FREE Case Evaluation Trans-related Specialty: Name and Gender Marker Changes Other services: LGBT Legal issues, same-sex marriage, adoption, probate & trust, planning long-term care, elder care Serving central Indiana, including Marion,…

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Bloomington & 30 other cities add transgender healthcare benefits for municipal employees

Bloomington, Indiana

The Indiana Association of Cities and Towns Medical Trust provides insurance plans to member cities through provider network UnitedHealthcare. Before 2015, none of the medical plans available to city of Bloomington employees included transgender-inclusive medical benefits such as hormone replacement therapy or sex reassignment surgery. Efforts from the city of…

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Broadway United Methodist Church – Indianapolis

Broadway United Methodist Church – Indianapolis 609 east 29th street indianapolis, in 46205 (317) 924-4207 Website: http://www.broadwayumc.org/ Sunday Services: 8:30 & 10:45 worship services Broadway United Methodist Churcy is a part of Reconciling Ministries Network Creating space at the table for all God’s children. Mobilizing United Methodists of all sexual…

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COLAGE: People with a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, or Queer Parent

Mission COLAGE unites people with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer parents into a network of peers and supports them as they nurture and empower each other to be skilled, self-confident, and just leaders in our collective communities. Vision We envision a world in which youth with one or more…

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Dr. Rodney E. Timbrook, Phd, HSPP – Fort Wayne

Dr. Rodney E. Timbrook, Phd, HSPP Psychological Service Associates, Inc. 3421 E State Blvd. Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805 (260) 582-4217 Website: http://www.drrodneytimbrook.com/ Psychology Today Profile I’ve been working with transgender people for about 25 years and I am familiar with the WPATH standards. Does referral letters for hormone replacement therapy.

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Eden’s Garden – Web Series About Trans Men of Color

Eden's Garden Web Series

The scripted series features five trans men, showcasing their daily struggles of dating, support, discrimination and medical transition. Created by Seven King, an American director, screenwriter and transgender man. The latest trailer gives you a closer look into the lives of Eden, Papo, Jacob, Dre, and Angel. Eden’s Garden will…

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First United Church of Christ – Plymouth

First United Church of Christ 321 N Center Street Plymouth, IN 46563 (574) 936-3010 Website: http://www.plymouthfirstucc.org/ Facebook Link Tumblr blog AnnMarie Kneebone Pastor Worship Schedule 9:30 A.M. Church School 10:00 A.M. Fellowship Time 10:45 A.M. Worship A Nursery is available! This church has a trans-identified pastor and is welcoming of…

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Grace United Church of Christ: Culver

Grace United Church of Christ 307 N. Plymouth Street Culver, IN 46511 (574) 842-2331 Website: http://culvergraceucc.org/ Pastor: Rev. AnnMarie Kneebone This church has a trans-identified pastor and is welcoming of trans and gender-diverse people. Office Hours: T,W,F 9-11 Sunday Worship: 9:00 am Eastern Sunday School for children and adults 10:15…

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Hawaii attempting to ease changes to gender markers on legal documents

Indiana is one of a handful of states that does not require gender-confirming surgeries to change your name and gender marker on various legal documents. Hawaii has now introduced legislation hoping to ease those restrictions for its residents as well. via the Seymour, Indiana Trib-Town – Hawaii bill to ease…

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Kane, Dr. Erica – PsyD, HSPP – New Castle

Dr. Erica Kane, PsyD, HSPP Kane Loveridge Psychological Services LLC 2020 S. Memorial Dr., Suite I New Castle, IN 47362 Phone: 765-465-3387 Email: drkane@kanepsychological.com Website: http://www.kanepsychological.com Familiar with WPATH SOC v.7?: Yes Provides Referral Letters for HRT?: Yes Provides Referral Letters for Surgeries?: Yes Experience working with trans-identified persons?: I…

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Khairi, Dr. Rashid – MD – Community Physician Network – Indianapolis

Health Care

Rashid Khairi, MD Community Physician Network Diabetes and Endocrinology Care 8435 Clearvista Place, Suite 101 Indianapolis, Indiana, 46256 Phone: 317-621-1006 Community Physician Profile This physician has been recommended by trans-identified persons. Trans-related Services: Hormone Treatment Other Care Services: diabetes, thyroid disease, osteoporosis, obesity and other endocrine problems Insurance: Most insurance…

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North Meadow Circle of Friends – Indianapolis

North Meadow Circle of Friends 1710 N. Talbott Street Indianapolis, IN 46202 United States Website: https://www.quakercloud.org/cloud/north-meadow-circle-friends Sunday Meeting Times: Meeting for Worship 10:00 AM We are an urban meeting in the heart of Indianapolis. We welcome all who are interested in our worship and community. Children are welcome. We have…

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Northeast Indiana Diversity Library – Fort Wayne

Northwest Indiana Diversity Library

Northeast Indiana Diversity Library (NIDL) Website located in the basement of the Helmke Library on the campus of IPFW 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN 46805 NIDL’s Summer hours shift from May 8th until August due to IPFW’s Helmke Library’s summer hours. There will be only NIDL’s daytime hours…

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NY’s trans-inclusive foster child care guidelines draws federal praise, conservative attention

Safe & Respected: Policy, Best Practices, and Guidance for Serving Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Children and Youth Involved in the Child Welfare, Detention, and Juvenile Justice Systems

In the summer of 2014, New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services adopted a trans-inclusive standard of care for youth in its foster care and criminal justice systems: Safe & Respected: Children’s Services Releases New Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming (TGNC) Best Practices Guide. The guide features an overview of the…

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Outplay – Gender Neutral Clothing, Swimwear

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Outplay – Gender Neutral Clothing Website: http://outplaywear.com/ Gender Neutral Clothing & Swimwear Outplay is a company without gender but a lot of heart. We’re a group of passionate humans who love clothes and we love having fun in them. We don’t follow or conform to dictated fashion rules, just our…

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PFLAG of Fort Wayne

PFLAG of Fort Wayne 3925 Shoreline Blvd. New Haven, IN 46774-2752 Roger – (260) 749-4987 pflagfortwayne@gmail.com FAcebook: https://www.facebook.com/pflag.fortwayne Meets regularly at Plymouth Congregational Church, 501 W. Berry Street in Fort Wayne. We are working with others to provide a growing support group for parents with transgender children (generally to age…

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Plymouth Congregational Church of Fort Wayne

Plymouth Congregational Church of Fort Wayne 501 West Berry Street Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802 260-423-9424 Website: http://www.plymouthfw.org/ Sunday Schedule: 8:00 am Chapel Communion 8:30 am: Hospitality begins 9:00 am: Christian Education for all ages 10:00 am: Worship (Communion 1st & 3rd Sunday each month; Healing on fifth Sundays) 11:30 am:…

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Research Study: University of Louisville studying trans experiences

We were contacted by a sociology faculty member from the University of Louisville who is seeking trans participants for a study: “I am a faculty member (sociologist by training) at the University of Louisville, and along with a colleague (also a sociologist) am conducting a qualitative, interview-based study of transgendered…

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Sage USA – Resources for LGBT Elders

SAGE USA

Website: http://www.sageusa.org/ Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) is the country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults. Founded in 1978 and headquartered in New York City, SAGE is a national organization that offers supportive services and consumer…

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Study finds that suicide prevention lines could be letting down transgender callers

Crisis Lines

Trans Lifeline is a suicide prevention hotline (US: 1-877-565-8860 Canada: 1-877-330-6366) Morty Diamond, a graduate student in San Francisco State University’s social work program is studying how suicide crisis lines handle calls from transgender people, and is discovering that a lack of understanding of trans issues could be letting at…

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Trans 101: Coming Out As Non-Binary (resource guide)

The Binary

A mixture of personal narratives, informative how-to guides, coming out tips and suggestions, useful websites, and materials to share with your family and friends when you’re discussing nonbinary identities, gender, pronouns, nonbinary transition, and coming out. Source: Non-Binary Resources coming out and talking about nonbinary identities “Coming Out: The Plan” from…

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Trans 101: Trans-Related Books

Books Reading

Reference guides, memoirs and young adult non-fiction and fiction. Memoirs Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More by Janet Mock In this bestselling transgender memoir written by an African American, an extraordinary young woman recounts her coming-of-age. “Undercurrents of strong emotion swirl throughout this well-written…

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Trans History: Two Spirit – The Story of a Movement Unfolds

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Native Peoples Magazine: Two Spirit – The Story of a Movement Unfolds An important article on the history of gender-diverse peoples in Native American culture, and the new movement to re-embrace native cultural traditions that supported and valued gender-diverse Native Americans. The term stems from the Ojibwe phrase niizh manidoowag…

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Trans Men bring visibility in Israel for pride

Via transguys.com: Trans Men Call For Visibility At Tel Aviv Pride To highlight transgender visibility at 2014’s Tel Aviv Pride, Israeli trans man Daniel Brosh produced a lip-sync music video starring trans men. Tommy SimnTov, Dylan Sahar, Yonatan Marton, Mikey Alroy, Santiago Benjamin, Tal Schantcer, along with Brosh, participated in…

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Trans-Masculine Voice Changes & Vocal Therapy

A list of resources about how testosterone changes your voice during transition, how it can affect your singing voice, and how you can lower your vocal range effectively. Also resources for trans-masculine-identified folks who may not opt to go on hormones but who want to deepen their voice. Testosterone and…

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Transgender Fort Wayne

Transgender Ribbon

Founded in 2011, the primary mission of Transgender Fort Wayne is to provide advocacy, support and education while serving to create coalitions in northeast Indiana (the Fort Wayne metro area) to unify and empower transgender and gender non-conformist communities. The group maintains a mailing list for members to share information…

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Turkle & Associates Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons – Carmel

Turkle & Associates Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons Janet Turkle MD Stanley Harper MD Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery 11455 N. Meridian St. Suite 150 Carmel, Indiana 46032 Website: http://www.turklemd.com/ Local: 317-848-0001 Toll free: 877-848-0001 Phases: 317-848-8101 Fax: 317-848-0002 Procedures: Laser Hair Removal in Indianapolis-Carmel

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U.S. Government says health plans must not deny preventive services based on gender

Health Care

Very good news for trans folks – the U.S. government says that under the Affordable Care Act, health insurance plans cannot code procedures by gender and then deny paying for preventive procedures if the persons seeking care doesn’t “match” the gender coding for that procedure. This has long been an…

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Unitarian Universalist Church of Bloomington, Indiana

Unitarian Universalist Church of Bloomington, Indiana 2120 North Fee Lane Bloomington, IN 47408 812-332-3695 Website: http://www.uubloomington.org/ SUNDAY SCHEDULE Services 9:15 and 11:15am Fellowship 10:15am We, the member congregations of the Unitarian Universalist Association, covenant to affirm and promote: The inherent worth and dignity of every person; Justice, equity and compassion…

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Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Hendricks County – Danville

Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Hendricks County 95 N. Jefferson St. Danville, In. 46122 E-mail: uucchc@uucchc.org Website: http://uucchc.org/ Sunday Services 9:00 A.M.–Credo 10:00 A.M.–Service 11:15 A.M.–Coffee and Conversation The Unitarian Universalist Church of Hendricks County is a congregation that always has, and always will, not only respect the inherent dignity…

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